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ABC agent; assault and battery against, penalty. Amending 18.2-57. (Patron-Shannon, HB 966 (F); Norment, SB 598 (I) See SB522)
Abortion; forced or coerced prohibited, penalty. Adding 18.2-71.2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 429 (F); Smith, SB 762 (F))
Abortion; post-viability. Amending  18.2-75 and 18.2-76; adding 18.2-74.3; repealing  18.2-72, 18.2-73, and 18.2-74. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 422 (F))
Abortion or miscarriage; intent to destroy unborn child, penalty. Amending  18.2-71. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 1126 (F))
Abuse or neglect proceedings; videotaped statement. Adding 18.2-67.9:1 and 18.2-67.9:2. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 953 (C))
Address confidentiality for victims of domestic violence; program expanded. Amending  2.2-515.2, and second and third enactments of Chapter 599, 2007 Acts. (Patron-Ticer, SB 764 (Chapter 649))
Alcoholic beverage control; suspension and revocation of licenses if meeting place of criminal street gang. Amending  4.1-225. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HB 1117 (Chapter 185))
Alcoholic beverages; changes penalty for underage possession. Amending  4.1-305. (Patron-Norment, SB 601 (C))
Alcoholic mixed beverages; grounds for suspension or revocation of license if obscene literature, pictures, or materials upon premises. Amending  4.1-225, 4.1-226, and 4.1-325. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1171 (Chapter 794))
Alicia’s Law; funding for child exploitation law enforcement efforts. (Patron-Moran, HB 1189 (F); Deeds, SB 37 (F))
Animal protection and fighting; broadens penalty. Amending 3.1-796.113, 3.1-796.122, 3.1-796.124, and 18.2-403.2; repealing  3.1-796.125. (Patron-Griffith, HB 656 (Chapter 543); Norment, SB 592 (Chapter 707))
Arrest or summons; charge for misdemeanor at discretion of law-enforcement officer. Amending  19.2-74. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 436 (F))
Assault and battery; admission to bail person committing second or subsequent offense against family member. Amending  19.2-120. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1179 (Chapter 596))
Assault and battery; penalty when against attorneys for State. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Stuart, SB 504 (F))
Assault and battery; second offense against family member, penalty. Amending  18.2-57.2. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1180 (F))
Bad checks; attorneys for State to establish programs that allow persons to avoid prosecution. Amending  18.2-181. (Patron-Watkins, SB 364 (C))
Bingo; prohibited practices for jackpot games. Amending 18.2-340.33. (Patron-Albo, HB 134 (Chapter 352))
Bomb threat; restitution for cost of response. Amending  18.2-83. (Patron-Bell, HB 1001 (F))
Cats; Class 5 felony to steal. Amending  18.2-97. (Patron-McClellan, HB 334 (F))
Central Criminal Records Exchange; clarifies orders for involuntary inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment forwarded by clerk of court thereto. Amending  18.2-308.1:1, 18.2-308.1:3, 19.2-169.1, 19.2-390, and 37.2-819. (Patron-Smith, SB 731 (I) See SB216)
Central Criminal Records Exchange; clarifies orders for involuntary inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment forwarded by clerk of court thereto. Amending  18.2-308.1:3 and 37.2-819. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1475 (I) See HB815)
Central Criminal Records Exchange; prohibits a person who is subject of temporary detention order and agrees to admission to a mental health facility from purchasing or possessing a firearm. Amending  18.2-308.1:3 and 37.2-819. (Patron-Marsden, HB 1517 (I) See HB815)
Charitable gaming; conduct of raffles. Amending  18.2-340.26. (Patron-Colgan, SB 696 (Chapter 573))
Charitable gaming; regulation under Board and Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Amending  2.2-203, 2.2-2455, 2.2-2456, 2.2-3705.3, 2.2-3705.6, 18.2-340.15, 18.2-340.16, 18.2-340.25, 19.2-389, 58.1-3, and 58.1-4019.1; repealing  2.2-905 and 2.2-906. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1280 (Chapter 387); Puller, SB 199 (Chapter 689))
Charitable gaming; use of proceeds. Amending  18.2-340.19. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 226 (F))
Child day center; possession of firearms on premises prohibited. Adding  18.2-287.5. (Patron-Caputo, HB 746 (F))
Child sexual offenses; creates number of new crimes labeled indecent liberties with children. Adding  18.2-370.02. (Patron-Watts, HB 574 (F))
Child Toy Safety Act of 2008; penalty for failure to remove recalled goods, report. Adding  18.2-320.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 1192 (C))
Children; Criminal Sentencing Commission to study use of and need for enhanced punishment for crimes committed in presence thereof. (Patron-Marsh, SJR 28 (F))
Children; person convicted of sexual offenses prohibited near recreation centers and community center facilities. Amending 18.2-10, 18.2-370.2, 18.2-370.3, and 18.2-370.4. (Patron-BaCote, HB 705 (I) See HB223)
Children; what constitutes taking indecent liberties, penalty. Amending  18.2-370 and 18.2-374.3. (Patron-Shannon, HB 973 (F))
Cockfighting; imposes penalty of Class 6 felony on any person who knowingly engages in venture. Amending  3.1-796.122 and 18.2-403.2; adding  3.1-796.124:1; repealing  3.1-796.125. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1057 (I) See HB656)
Companion animals; locality may adopt an ordinance to charge for impoundment and increased fees for subsequent impoundment thereof. Amending  3.1-796.96 and 18.2-510. (Patron-Blevins, SB 663 (Chapter 345))
Computer crimes; exclusion of evidence. Adding  18.2-152.12:1. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 386 (F))
Computer crimes; website redirection, penalty. Amending 18.2-152.4. (Patron-Griffith, HB 554 (F))
Computer invasion of privacy; personal information. Amending 18.2-152.5. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 385 (F))
Computer trespass; alters elements of crime. Amending  18.2-152.4 and 18.2-152.12. (Patron-Ware, R.L., HB 384 (F))
Concealed handgun permit applications; access to personal information. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Carrico, HB 370 (I) See HB982; Wright, HB 653 (I) See HB982; Sherwood, HB 843 (I) See HB982; Nutter, HB 982 (C))
Concealed handgun permits; access to permittee information. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Smith, SB 730 (I) See SB529; Ruff, SB 759 (I) See SB529)
Concealed handgun permits; access to personal information of permittees. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 332 (F); Houck, SB 529 (C))
Concealed handgun permits; proof of competency with handgun. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Johnson, HB 873 (Chapter 309))
Concealed handgun permits; renewal and replacement thereof. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Pogge, HB 529 (Chapter 69))
Concealed handgun permits; revocation upon notification of State Police. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1414 (Chapter 742))
Concealed handgun permittees; carrying firearms on public property. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1371 (F))
Concealed handguns; allows law-enforcement officers on long-term leave to carry without permit. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1220 (Chapter 80))
Concealed handguns; prohibits person from carrying into a restaurant. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1544 (F); Hanger, SB 476 (V))
Concealed weapons; adds box cutters to list. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Albo, HB 169 (F); Martin, SB 379 (F))
Concealed weapons; allows person to carry in a private motor vehicle or boat if handgun is locked in container or compartment. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Vogel, SB 436 (V))
Concealed weapons; attorney for Commonwealth may carry without a permit. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Hurt, SB 776 (Chapter 464))
Concealed weapons; exempts retired Capitol Police officers from permit requirements. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 842 (Chapter 75))
Concealed weapons; possession in vehicles. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Athey, HB 1292 (F))
Concealed weapons; prohibits carrying of concealed pneumatic guns. Amending  18.2-308. (Patron-Marsden, HB 588 (F))
Consent law, implied; applicability. Amending  18.2-268.2 and 18.2-268.3. (Patron-Griffith, HB 550 (F))
Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for certain felons (first reference). Amending Section 1 of Article II. (Patron-Hall, HJR 182 (C); Miller, Y.B., SJR 7 (C))
Contractors on school property; may request a waiver from disqualification of providing services because of a felony conviction under certain conditions. Amending  22.1-296.1. (Patron-Ware, O., HB 1481 (F))
Controlled substances; nonresident pharmacies reporting and approval requirements. Amending  18.2-248, 54.1-3434.1, 54.1-3434.2, and 54.1-3434.4. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1147 (Chapter 79); Puckett, SB 405 (Chapter 618))
Crab pots; unauthorized taking of crabs Class 3 misdemeanor. Amending  28.2-705. (Patron-Stuart, SB 377 (F))
Credit card theft; person who uses, possesses, etc. card of another without cardholder’s consent. Amending  18.2-198.1. (Patron-Moran, HB 1241 (Chapter 797))
Crimes by Gangs Act; definition of predicate criminal act. Amending  18.2-46.1. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 496 (F))
Criminal street gangs; causing or encouraging acts rendering children delinquent. Amending  8.01-226.5:2 and 18.2-371. (Patron-Shannon, HB 969 (F))
Death penalty; abolishes for all Class 1 felonies committed on or after July 1, 2007. Amending  8.01-195.10, 8.01-654, 17.1-310, 17.1-406, 18.2-8, 18.2-10, 18.2-22, 18.2-25, 19.2-100, 19.2-102, 19.2-120, 19.2-152.2, 19.2-157, 19.2-159, 19.2-163, 19.2-270.4:1, 19.2-319, 19.2-321.2, 19.2-327.1, 19.2-327.2, and 19.2-327.3; repealing  8.01-654.1, 8.01-654.2, 17.1-313, 17.1-406, 18.2-17, 19.2-163.7, 19.2-163.8, 19.2-264.2 through 19.2-264.5, and 53.1-232 through 53.1-236. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 299 (F))
Disorderly conduct; removes certain proviso. Amending  18.2-415. (Patron-Janis, HB 716 (F))
DMV special agents; full-time sworn members of enforcement division authority to enforce laws. Amending  9.1-101, 18.2-57, 19.2-81, and 46.2-217. (Patron-Wampler, SB 284 (Chapter 460))
Dogfighting; violations include attending such fights. Amending 3.1-796.113, 3.1-796.124, 3.1-796.125, and 18.2-403.2. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 1465 (I) See HB656)
Domestic and sexual assault; Department of State Police and local law-enforcement agencies establish policies for responding to crimes involving. Amending  9.1-102; adding  9.1-1300 and 9.1-1301; repealing  19.2-81.4. (Patron-Bell, HB 1395 (Chapter 600); Deeds, SB 786 (Chapter 771))
Drivers, commercial; DUI testing after accident. Adding 46.2-341.24:1. (Patron-Bowling, HB 1221 (F))
Driver’s license; State Police to provide in electronic format registry data for sex offenders to DMV. Amending  46.2-330. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 534 (Chapter 487))
Driving under influence Court; establishing in City of Colonial Heights and Chesterfield County. Amending  18.2-254.1. (Patron-Loupassi, HB 876 (F); Martin, SB 391 (F))
Driving under influence of alcohol or drugs; elimination of requirement that intoxicant be self-administered. Amending 18.2-266, 46.2-304, 46.2-341.24, and 46.2-411. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 224 (F); Valentine, HB 558 (I) See HB224)
Drug distribution; penalties if results in death or serious bodily injury. Amending  18.2-248. (Patron-Phillips, HB 1156 (F))
Drug Treatment Court Act; authorized drug treatment, and juvenile and domestic relations district courts for Franklin County. Amending  18.2-254.1. (Patron-Hurt, SB 775 (F))
Drug Treatment Court Act; authorized drug treatment court for Tazewell County. Amending  18.2-254.1. (Patron-Puckett, SB 678 (F))
Felony, violent; presumption of no bail upon conviction. Amending 19.2-120. (Patron-Bell, HB 996 (C))
Fighting of cocks and other animals; increases penalty. Amending 3.1-796.125. (Patron-Ingram, HB 32 (F))
Firearm, etc.; increases from misdemeanor to felony for brandishing. Amending  18.2-282. (Patron-Barlow, HB 1338 (C))
Firearms; answering mental health questions on consent form required when purchasing, possessing, or transporting. Amending  18.2-308.1:1 and 18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-McDougle, SB 226 (Chapter 869))
Firearms; misdemeanor to possess, etc. if mentally incompetent. Amending  18.2-308.1:2 and 37.2-819. (Patron-Moran, HB 835 (I) See HB815)
Firearms; person legally incompetent, etc. prohibited from purchasing, possessing, or transporting. Amending 18.2-308.1:1 and 18.2-308.2:2. (Patron-Janis, HB 709 (Chapter 854))
Firearms; possession by persons who committed felonies while juveniles. Amending  18.2-308.2. (Patron-McDougle, SB 222 (Chapter 752))
Firearms; possession by persons who have had parental rights terminated. Amending  19.2-386.28; adding  18.2-308.2:02. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 1055 (F))
Firearms; possession prohibited on Capitol Square. Adding 18.2-287.5. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1277 (F))
Firearms; reckless handling, penalty. Amending  18.2-56.1. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 932 (F))
Firearms; sale to persons not lawfully present in United States. Amending  18.2-308.2:01 and 18.2-308.2:1. (Patron-Martin, SB 382 (Chapter 408))
Firefighters and emergency rescue personnel; capital murder thereof, penalty. Amending  18.2-31. (Patron-Martin, SB 384 (C))
Forgery; penalty. Adding  18.2-172.2. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1178 (Chapter 595))
Fraudulent academic credentials; misdemeanor to use to obtain employment, promotion, licensure, etc. Amending  23-276.1, 23-276.10, and 23-276.12. (Patron-Tata, HB 766 (Chapter 856))
Gang-related activities; Office of Commonwealth Preparedness to work with localities and other state agencies to identify links between terrorism. Amending  2.2-305 and 9.1-102. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 659 (F))
Gang-related criminal information; requires Department of State Police to include in Crime in Virginia report. Adding 52-28.1. (Patron-May, HB 1510 (Chapter 746))
Gang-related criminal information; requires law-enforcement agencies to forward to Department of State Police. Adding 52-28.1. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 531 (I) See HB1510)
Gangs; voluntarily submitting to hazing as part of initiation. Amending  18.2-55.1. (Patron-Marsden, HB 589 (F))
Grand larceny; threshold amount. Amending  18.2-23, 18.2-95, 18.2-96, 18.2-96.1, 18.2-97, 18.2-102, 18.2-103, 18.2-108.01, 18.2-145.1, 18.2-150, 18.2-152.3, 18.2-181, 18.2-181.1, 18.2-182, 18.2-186, 18.2-186.3, 18.2-187.1, 18.2-188, 18.2-195, 18.2-195.2, 18.2-197, 18.2-340.37, 19.2-289, 19.2-290, 19.2-386.16, and 29.1-553. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 351 (C))
Hate crimes; adds homeless persons to categories of acts. Amending  8.01-42.1, 18.2-57, 18.2-121, and 52-8.5. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 610 (F))
Higher educational institutions; sexual violence prevention. Adding  23-9.4:1. (Patron-Oder, HB 300 (F))
Hospitals and health care providers; reducing medical fraud. Adding  18.2-188.2 and 32.1-135.3. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 340 (F))
Human immunodeficiency virus; informed consent for testing. Amending  18.2-62, 32.1-37.2, and 32.1-45.2. (Patron-O’Bannon, HB 243 (I) See HB1100)
Human immunodeficiency virus; informed consent for testing. Amending  32.1-37.2, 32.1-45.2, and 54.1-2403.01. (Patron-Sickles, HB 1100 (Chapter 641))
Human immunodeficiency virus, etc.; testing of persons charged with crime against women. Amending  18.2-62. (Patron-Vogel, SB 439 (Chapter 756))
Hunting dogs; carrying weapons on another person’s property to retrieve prohibited. Amending  18.2-136. (Patron-Deeds, SB 263 (F))
Identity theft; notice of database breach. Adding  18.2-186.6. (Patron-Shannon, HB 971 (I) See HB1469; Plum, HB 1052 (I) See HB1469; Byron, HB 1469 (Chapter 801); Reynolds, SB 307 (Chapter 566))
Identity theft; statute of limitations. Amending  19.2-8. (Patron-Hurt, SB 773 (Chapter 769))
Identity theft and credit card fraud; adds crimes related thereto to matters multijurisdictional grand jury may investigate. Amending  19.2-215.1. (Patron-Hurt, SB 549 (Chapter 704))
Ignition interlock limitations; persons with restricted license not to operate certain vehicles. Amending  18.2-270.1. (Patron-Iaquinto, HB 1442 (Chapter 862))
Illegal aliens; concealing or transporting, penalty. Adding 18.2-201.1. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1248 (F))
Illegal aliens; fraudulently assisting thereof, penalty. Adding 18.2-511.2. (Patron-Tata, HB 45 (F))
Illegal aliens; presumption against admission to bail for those charged with criminal offense. Amending  19.2-120. (Patron-Nichols, HB 155 (F); Rust, HB 762 (I) See HB440; Gilbert, HB 929 (I) See HB440; Poindexter, HB 1435 (I) See HB440; Herring, SB 183 (I) See SB623; Smith, SB 733 (I) See SB623)
Illegal aliens; presumption of no bail for those charged with certain crimes. Adding  19.2-120.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 440 (Chapter 469); Kilgore, HB 779 (I) See HB440; Stolle, SB 623 (Chapter 834))
Illegal immigration; adopts several measures aimed at curbing in State, report. Amending  2.2-4317, 23-9.2:3, 52-1, 53.1-218, and 58.1-462; adding  2.2-202.1, 2.2-4308.2, 2.2-5514, 2.2-5515, 9.1-1300 through 9.1-1304, 18.2-201.1, 23-7.4:01, and 52-8.1:2. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 928 (F))
Incompetent defendants; dismissal of charges when charged with nonviolent misdemeanor. Amending  19.2-169.3. (Patron-Melvin, HB 1186 (Chapter 796); Martin, SB 380 (Chapter 406))
Indecent exposure; penalty. Amending  18.2-387. (Patron-Amundson, HB 491 (F); Puller, SB 3 (F); Deeds, SB 270 (F))
Informed consent for abortion; ultrasound required before performing to determine gestation age. Amending  18.2-76. (Patron-Byron, HB 1315 (F))
Involuntary mental health treatment; orders forwarded to Central Criminal Records Exchange, prohibition from purchasing, etc. firearms. Amending  18.2-308.1:1, 18.2-308.1:3, 19.2-169.1, 19.2-390, and 37.2-819. (Patron-Griffith, HB 657 (I) See HB815)
Involuntary mental health treatment; orders forwarded to Central Criminal Records Exchange, prohibition from purchasing, etc. firearms. Amending  18.2-308.1:3 and 37.2-819. (Patron-Mathieson, HB 535 (I) See HB815; Caputo, HB 741 (I) See HB815; Scott, J.M., HB 1054 (I) See HB815; McDougle, SB 231 (I) See SB216)
Jail inmates; no parole for those convicted of multiple misdemeanors and sentenced more than 12 months. Amending 53.1-153. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 934 (Chapter 846))
Juvenile correctional officer; assault or an assault and battery upon is Class 6 felony. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Saxman, HB 321 (F))
Juvenile detention facility employee; assault and battery against, penalty. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Lohr, HB 893 (F))
Larceny; punishment for using emergency exit to exit premises. Adding  18.2-104.2. (Patron-Albo, HB 160 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; assault and battery against, penalty. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Locke, SB 522 (F))
Law-enforcement officer; penalty for failure to identify oneself when requested. Amending  18.2-460. (Patron-Miller, J.H., HB 435 (F))
License plates, special; persons convicted of DUI third or subsequent time to use yellow license plates with red letters and numbers. Amending  18.2-270; adding  46.2-726.1. (Patron-Spruill, HB 1281 (C))
Loitering; prohibited in right-of-way of any highway with posted signs. Amending  46.2-930. (Patron-Watts, HB 470 (Chapter 503))
Machine gun registration; Superintendent of State Police to be notified within 24 hours of change of address. Amending 18.2-295. (Patron-Ward, HB 810 (F))
Magistrates; power to issue felony arrest warrants. Amending 19.2-45, 19.2-71, and 19.2-72. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 232 (F))
Marijuana; expungement of charges. Amending  18.2-251 and 19.2-392.2. (Patron-Morgan, HB 315 (C); Lucas, SB 88 (F))
Marriage, subsequent; effect thereof to child over 14 years of age. Amending  18.2-371 and 20-48; repealing  18.2-66. (Patron-McClellan, HB 597 (Chapter 174); Stolle, SB 608 (Chapter 206))
Master Settlement Agreement; makes several changes to enhance criminal enforcement activities. Amending  2.2-511, 3.1-336.10, 18.2-246.11, 18.2-246.13, 18.2-246.15, 18.2-513, and 18.2-514; adding  3.1-336.17, 19.2-245.01, and 58.1-1008.2. (Patron-Hurt, SB 544 (F))
Methamphetamine; manufacturing, selling, giving, and distributing thereof, penalty. Adding  18.2-248.03. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 931 (Chapter 858); Obenshain, SB 562 (Chapter 874))
Methamphetamine precursors; electronic log to be maintained by sellers of products. Amending  18.2-248.8. (Patron-Edwards, SB 397 (F))
Miscarriage or stillbirth; unintentional cause thereof. Adding 18.2-36.3. (Patron-Landes, HB 312 (C))
Misdemeanor and felony fees; increases fixed fees. Amending 16.1-69.48:1, 17.1-275.1 through 17.1-275.4, 17.1-275.7, 17.1-275.8, and 17.1-275.9. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 1169 (F))
Misuse of public assets; penalty. Adding  18.2-112.1. (Patron-Cline, HB 1362 (Chapter 738); Reynolds, SB 350 (Chapter 755))
Motor vehicles, used; prohibits displaying, parking, etc. for sale, penalty. Adding  46.2-1508.2. (Patron-Amundson, HB 492 (Chapter 168))
Payday loans; prohibits lender from harassing, oppressing, or abusing when collecting a debt. Amending  6.1-459. (Patron-McEachin, SB 694 (F))
Petit larceny; person who is convicted for second time must undergo substance abuse screening. Amending  19.2-299.2. (Patron-Stolle, SB 618 (Chapter 762))
Police officer, impersonating; punishment of offense. Amending 18.2-174. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 495 (F))
Polygraph; no sexual offense victim shall be requested to submit to proceed with an investigation of offense. Amending  19.2-9.1. (Patron-Watts, HB 1043 (Chapter 512); Sherwood, HB 1488 (I) See HB1043; Lucas, SB 164 (Chapter 748))
Predicate criminal act; adds grand larceny thereas for gang membership. Amending  18.2-46.1. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1182 (F))
Predicate criminal act; adds simple larceny of motor vehicle to list. Amending  18.2-46.1. (Patron-Marsden, HB 590 (F))
Prescription drug benefits; penalty for conviction of certain drug-related crimes. Adding  32.1-325.5. (Patron-Puckett, SB 406 (F))
Private schools and child day centers; armed security officers may carry firearms onto property. Amending  18.2-308.1 and 63.2-1735. (Patron-Cole, HB 210 (F))
Prostitution; definition thereof. Amending  18.2-346. (Patron-Bell, HB 992 (F))
Protective orders; possession of firearms. Amending  18.2-308.1:4. (Patron-Toscano, HB 281 (F); Eisenberg, HB 608 (F))
Protective orders; transport of firearms by certain law-enforcement officers. Amending  18.2-308.1:4. (Patron-Athey, HB 1285 (F))
Public libraries; possession of firearms on premises prohibited. Adding  18.2-287.5. (Patron-Caputo, HB 734 (F))
Pyramid promotional schemes; definition thereof, penalty. Amending  18.2-239 and 59.1-200. (Patron-Bell, HB 990 (Chapter 791); Reynolds, SB 95 (Chapter 842))
Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act; adds organized dogfighting as qualifying offense. Amending  18.2-513. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 26 (Chapter 681))
Reckless driving; drivers of certain heavy trucks exceeding posted speed limit guilty thereof. Amending  46.2-862. (Patron-Cole, HB 108 (F))
Reckless driving; penalty for person convicted. Amending 46.2-868. (Patron-Moran, HB 1187 (F); McDougle, SB 221 (F))
Reckless driving; suspension of license on conviction of minor. Amending  46.2-392. (Patron-Vanderhye, HB 1233 (F))
Reckless driving; violation of right-of-way resulting in death of another. Adding  46.2-863.1. (Patron-Nixon, HB 1506 (F); Obenshain, SB 556 (F))
Reports of Class 1 misdemeanors; local law-enforcement authorities shall report to school division superintendent, etc. Amending 22.1-279.3:1. (Patron-Smith, SB 732 (F))
Restorative justice; Crime Commission to study. (Patron-Norment, SJR 90 (F))
Retirement System; investments related to countries sponsoring terrorism. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 930 (F))
Retirement System; investments related to state sponsors of terrorism. (Patron-Moran, HB 1460 (F))
Retirement System; loss of retirement benefits for certain felony convictions. Amending  51.1-153, 51.1-205, 51.1-216, and 51.1-305; adding  51.1-124.13. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 695 (F))
School; definition thereof for purposes of prohibiting weapons on school grounds. Amending  18.2-308.1. (Patron-Peace, HB 136 (F))
School employees; prohibits employment of an applicant if was subject of a founded case of child abuse and neglect. Amending  22.1-296.1, 22.1-296.4, 22.1-307, and 63.2-1505. (Patron-Bell, HB 1242 (Chapter 555))
School employees; school board to develop policies and procedures to address complaints of sexual abuse thereby. Amending 22.1-253.13:7, 22.1-298.1, 22.1-313, and 63.2-1503; adding 19.2-291.1. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1067 (I) See HB1439; Frederick, HB 1439 (Chapter 827); Lucas, SB 241 (Chapter 474))
Self defense and defense of others; person occupying dwelling may justify when unlawful entry by another. Adding  18.2-91.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 710 (F))
Semiautomatic handguns; sale thereof, microstamping. Adding 18.2-311.3. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HB 899 (F))
Sentencing order; creates a Class 1 misdemeanor for failing to comply. Amending  19.2-298. (Patron-Massie, HB 1520 (C))
Sex offender; affidavit as evidence when failure to register. Amending  18.2-472.1. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 830 (Chapter 218))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; person may petition circuit court to register as a regular sex offender not a violent sex offender. Amending  9.1-902, 9.1-908, and 9.1-910. (Patron-Howell, SB 590 (Chapter 877))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; registration requirements. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Watts, HB 1044 (Chapter 592); McDougle, SB 114 (Chapter 747))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry; use of data by Statewide Automated Victim Notification (SAVIN) system. Adding 9.1-922. (Patron-Sherwood, HB 844 (Chapter 76); Morrissey, HB 1376 (I) See HB844; Howell, SB 74 (Chapter 338))
Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act; registration procedures. Amending  9.1-903. (Patron-BaCote, HB 701 (F); Mathieson, HB 902 (Chapter 220))
Sex offender registry; penalty for failure to register. Amending 9.1-902 and 18.2-472.1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 964 (F))
Sex offender registry; placement of certain juveniles required. Amending  9.1-902. (Patron-Stuart, SB 372 (C))
Sex offender registry; removal of name and information. Amending 9.1-910. (Patron-Griffith, HB 552 (F))
Sex offenders; prohibiting proximity to children. Amending 18.2-10 and 18.2-370.2. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 223 (Chapter 579))
Sex offenders; prohibiting proximity to children. Amending 18.2-370.2. (Patron-Blevins, SB 175 (F))
Sexual battery; manner by which committed. Amending  18.2-67.4. (Patron-Landes, HB 1333 (F))
Sexual offender; prohibited from residing within 500 feet of public park in proximity to children. Amending  18.2-370.3. (Patron-Brink, HB 622 (Chapter 726))
Sexual offenses; those convicted prohibited entry onto school property. Amending  18.2-370.5. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 567 (Chapter 781))
Sexual offenses against children; person over 18 guilty of Class 1 misdemeanor with child under 13. Amending  9.1-902; adding 18.2-370.6. (Patron-Ingram, HB 34 (Chapter 772))
Sexual predator determination proceedings, violent; court may require empanelment of jury. Amending  37.2-908. (Patron-Fralin, HB 257 (F))
Sexually violent predators; revises provisions relating to civil commitment and conditional release process. Amending 37.2-900, 37.2-901 through 37.2-904, 37.2-905.1, 37.2-905.2, 37.2-906, 37.2-907, 37.2-908, 37.2-909, 37.2-911 through 37.2-914, 37.2-917, 37.2-918, and 53.1-32; adding  37.2-906.1. (Patron-Griffith, HB 1041 (F))
Smoke Free Air Act; smoking in public places. Amending 18.2-511.1; adding  32.1-73.8 through 32.1-73.17; repealing 15.2-2800 through 15.2-2810. (Patron-Morgan, HB 821 (F); Whipple, SB 298 (F))
Smoke Free Air Act; smoking in public places, civil penalties. Amending  18.2-511.1; adding  32.1-73.8 through 32.1-73.17; repealing  15.2-2800 through 15.2-2810. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 572 (F))
Stalking; enhanced penalties. Amending  18.2-60.3 and 18.2-308.1:4. (Patron-McClellan, HB 335 (I) See HB1328; Peace, HB 1328 (F))
Stalking; enhanced penalty if victim is a minor. Amending 18.2-60.3. (Patron-Peace, HB 13 (C))
State employee; penalty for threatening. Adding  18.2-60.2:1. (Patron-Frederick, HB 1300 (F))
Statutory burglary; increased punishment. Amending  18.2-90 and 18.2-91. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 905 (F))
Stolen goods; person guilty of larceny if knowledge of property buying or receiving is stolen. Amending  18.2-108. (Patron-Albo, HB 159 (Chapter 578))
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); eligibility for food stamps when convicted of drug-related felonies. Amending 63.2-505.2. (Patron-Puller, SB 296 (F); Ticer, SB 642 (I) See SB296)
Temporary detention order; prohibition from purchasing firearms if agrees to voluntary and involuntary mental health treatment. Amending  18.2-308.1:3 and 37.2-819. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 1168 (I) See HB815)
Tethering of animals; makes certain acts associated therewith Class 3 misdemeanor. Amending  3.1-796.66; adding  3.1-796.68:1 and 3.1-796.68:2. (Patron-Alexander, HB 217 (F))
Traffic crimes; mandatory minimum fines. Amending  18.2-35, 18.2-36, 18.2-36.1, 18.2-51.4, 18.2-270, 46.2-341.19, 46.2-341.28, 46.2-357, 46.2-391, 46.2-817, 46.2-865.1, 46.2-868, and 46.2-894. (Patron-Albo, HB 161 (F))
Traffic lights; creates Class 1 misdemeanor for running red light. Amending  46.2-833. (Patron-McDougle, SB 115 (C))
Traffic lights; creates Class 6 felony for running red light. Amending  46.2-833. (Patron-Janis, HB 714 (F))
Triggerman rule; redefinition thereof. Amending  18.2-18. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 933 (V); Obenshain, SB 560 (V))
Unborn child pain information; requires doctors to offer to anesthetize a fetus prior to abortion and to include informational materials thereon. Amending  18.2-76. (Patron-Cline, HB 1556 (F))
Underage drinking and driving; penalty, report. Amending 18.2-266.1. (Patron-Janis, HB 719 (Chapter 729))
Underage drinking and driving; punishment. Amending  18.2-266.1. (Patron-McDougle, SB 507 (F))
Unlawful filming of another; guilty of Class 6 felony. Amending 18.2-386.1. (Patron-Bell, HB 995 (Chapter 732))
Victims Compensation Fund; amends definition to include stalking victims. Amending  19.2-368.2. (Patron-Shannon, HB 965 (Chapter 590))
Voluntary admission; report to Central Criminal Records Exchange, prohibited from possessing a firearm. Amending  18.2-308.1:1, 18.2-308.1:3, 19.2-169.2, 37.2-814, and 37.2-819. (Patron-Albo, HB 815 (Chapter 788))
Voluntary admission; report to Central Criminal Records Exchange, prohibited from possessing a firearm. Amending  18.2-308.1:3, 19.2-169.2, 37.2-814, and 37.2-819. (Patron-Edwards, SB 216 (Chapter 751))
Voluntary commitment; acknowledgement as sexually violent predator. Amending  37.2-907. (Patron-Fralin, HB 258 (F))
Witnesses; provisions applicable to those in criminal as well as civil cases. Amending  19.2-267. (Patron-Valentine, HB 557 (Chapter 124))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 12/19/08